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Wed, 7/8
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From the fire
Start Simple & Add
Tomato sauce, whole milk mozzarella
Pepperoni $+2.00
Mushrooms $+2.00
Artisan Italian salumi, sweet basil marinara, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil
Grilled Vegetable
Squash, zucchini, roasted red pepper, goat cheese, arugula pesto
Roasted mushrooms, caramelized onion, garlic bechamel, fontina, thyme
Heirloom​ pepper confit, prosciutto, three cheese blend, arrabbiata sauce
Cheese Flight
A trio of artisanal cheeses and accompaniments
Beets & Ricotta
Farm beets, house made ricotta
Truffle Fries
Fried potatoes, crispy caper aioli, chicken skin cracklings
Assorted cured meats, artisan cheese, traditional accompaniments
Duck Wings
Blackcurrant​ & malt glaze, pickled red onion
Grilled Octopus & Calamari
Parsley​ cream, lemon, tomato, arugula
Seared Tuna
Moroccan spice, red pepper hummus, preserved lemon, chermoula couscous
Lemon & Shallots with Pinot Grigio
Served with toasted baguette & lemon
Truffle fries & caper-crackling mayo $+6.00
Chicken & Dumpling Soup
Spaetzle dumplings
Soup of the Day
Daily inspired
Bruschetta Trio
Olive tapenade, tomato-basil, fava & ramp leaf
Warm Cheese Bread
Fresh baked, asiago, parmesan & mozzarella, marinara or creamy dill sauce
House Made Corn Muffin
Served with whipped butter
House Made Pretzels
Kuhnhenn​ bier cheese sauce, maple mustard
Spicy Greens
Spring peppery greens, goat cheese, toasted pine nuts, roasted red grapes, parsnip chips, white balsamic vinaigrette, grissini
Tuscan Kale & Quinoa
Roasted peaches, almonds, parmigiano reggiano, pickled peach vinaigrette
Heirloom Romaine
Green goddess dressing, watermelon radish, shiitake "bacon", moody blue cheese
Embellish Any Salad
Add the protein of your choice
Chicken $6.00
Shrimp $8.00
Steak $8.00
Salmon $8.00
From our ovens
The Bird
Our signature chestnut farms rotisserie chicken, hormone and cage free, choice of side(s) | gf
Horseradish Crusted Short Rib
Roasted root vegetables, porcini puree, crispy parsnips
Lamb Shank
French white beans, sunchokes, charred tomatoes, sunflower gremolata  | gf
Heart of the Ribeye
Foraged mushrooms, asparagus, pommes fondant
The Burger
Brioche bun, spicy greens, michigan bacon jam, michigan fontina, cherry aioli, fries
Scottish Salmon
Roasted baby beets, braised beet greens, celery root & potato puree, shaved fennel, fresh horseradish
Seared Sea Scallops
Hominy polenta, saffron lobster broth, parmesan fricco
Za'atar Spiced Grilled Quail
Couscous, summer garden vegetables, yogurt & black pepper sauce, sumac dressing
Pot de Mer - Summer Seafood Pot
Daily inspired with fresh choices from the sea
Truffle fries & caper-crackling mayo $+6.00
Healthy & delicious
Cashew Butter & Housemade Jelly Sandwich
Baked Rotisserie Chicken Kabob
Corkscrew Pasta & Hidden Veggie Tomato Sauce
Mini Cheese Burgers
Chocolate Lava
Molten dulce de leche, almond nougatine, chambord anglaise, raspberries, vanilla ice cream | gf
Apple & cranberry, oatmeal streusel, vanilla ice cream
Carrot Cake
Cream cheese frosting, salted caramel sauce, walnuts
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

We usually stop for after dinner drink and music when it’s jazz. Wish more restaurants had live music in Birmingham.

Date of visit: November 2019
Expedition818658, General Manager at Vinotecca, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

Thank you for your comment. Just a bit confused as why you only gave us three stars. Did you not like the music or your drink?

Reviewed January 16, 2020 via mobile

I loved this place when it used to be in Royal Oak, glad I didn’t go away forever. Took a little Move and Jaunt uptown. On to bigger and better things, I guess. Still sad that it left Royal Oak, it was just a short...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Expedition818658, General Manager at Vinotecca, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2020

Thank you for this lovely review! We are going to work harder to get to that 5-star status next time you are in.

Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

John Jonnah provided an outstanding winetasting experience. He is a well seasoned sommelier and openly shared his expertise with a group of us under his tutelage. Highly recommend stopping by Vinotecca, where the experienced wine staff can provide valuable insight into the wines that they...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

Came here for the first time a few days ago for our office anniversary. Our boss ordered a lot of different foods for all of us to try. We sat outside, and it was a perfect night. Our waitstaff was very good and attentive. The...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

Staff friendly, some simple but simply marvelous, fresh offerings such as ricotta &beets, bright fresh flavors, sublime. Music is often fast toooo loud, especially the live music. Sitting outside tames it. It is though there is a second Resturant in the back

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

Just fir drinks.... but poor service, no problem atmosphere. I expected the warm friendly bistro . But no!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Beautiful location. Beautiful patio. Just average wines. Feel so bad here. It's a new location for an established name with a great reputation for fabulous house wines. POOF! It's gone. We ordered your Chard and Pinot. Both weak. Neither worth drinking. Gotta get someone on...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

We went here for the first time last night. The food was really good. Amazing vegan and vegetarian options. Great fresh veggies. The service was really good also and the restaurant is very nicely laid out. I cannot wait to go back. Excited to find...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We live out of town and enjoy finding great dining spots in and around Detroit when we come to visit with family in the area. We discovered the amazing brunch at Vinotecca last time we visited and decided to gather family together there for dinner...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Went here for a birthday celebration and I believe the restaurant was short staffed. Our server was also the bartender so everything took a little long. The group seemed to enjoy the food, although it could have been warmer. The Brunch menu overall looked pretty...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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